Concierge: Social Calendar 2009–2010

Highlighting Manhattan’s most anticipated events and social gatherings 8| DANCE GOTHAM Gotham Arts Exchange. Tickets $10. NYU. 8:00 p.m. 212.352.3101 21 | WINTER ANTIQUES SHOW Young Collector’s Night. Park Avenue Armory. Tickets $175. 212.843.8308. 22 | THE HOPE GALA Benefiting The Four Diamonds Fund. Hosted by LaVar Arrington. Capitale. Tickets $175. 7:30 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. nychopegala@gmail.com. 1 | THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART Family Benefit. 212.570.3948. 9| MUSEUM OF MODERN ART David Rockerfeller Award Corporate Luncheon. 12:00 p.m. 212.708.9680. 10| NEW YORK CITY BALLET Annual Luncheon. Honorary Chairmen: Earle Mack, David Mortimer and Howard Solomon. 212.870.5585. 22 | CITIZEN’S COMMITTEE FOR NEW YORK CITY New Yorkers for New York Awards Gala. Gotham Hall. jmagnusson@citizensnyc.org. 23 | MUSEUM OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK Winter Ball. 212.534.1672. 25 | HEDGE FUNDS CARE 12th Annual New York City Open Your Heart to the Children Benefit. Cipriani 42nd Street. 6:00 p.m. Contact Sarah Blaker. 212.991.9600 ext. 342. 2 | ART DEALERS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA The Art Show Gala Preview. Park Avenue Armory. 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Tickets $300-$1,000. 212.766.9200. 3 | MUSEUM OF MODERN ART ARMORY SHOW PARTY at the Museum of Modern Art. 8:30 p.m. 212.708.9680. 3-7 | ART DEALERS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA 22nd Annual Art Show. Park Avenue Armory. 212.766.9200. 13-14 | PIER ANTIQUE SHOW Pier 94. 973.808.5015. 15 | NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC Spring Gala. Avery Fisher Hall. Contact Georgia Petritsis. 212.875.5757. 18 | NEW YORK CITY OPERA Spring Gala featuring Chabrier’s L’Etoile. The David H. Koch Theater. Tickets $1,000. 212.870.5595. 22 | ASIA SOCIETY Asia Week Launch. 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. 212.288.6400. 25-28 | 32ND ANNUAL ARTEXPO Pier 94. 203.584.9523. 15 | SOFA NEW YORK Opening Night Preview Gala. Park Avenue Armory. 7:00 p.m. 773.506.8860. 16-19 | SOFA NEW YORK 13th Annual Art Fair. Park Avenue Armory. 773.506.8860. 21 | COMMON GROUND Celebrating Home Gala. 20th Anniversary Celebration. Cipriani 42nd Street. 6:30 pm. Contact Khalilah Abdul-Baqi. 212.389.9395. 22 | MANHATTAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC Concert Gala honoring Marilyn Horne. Tribeca Rooftop. 6:00 p.m. Tickets $1,240. 917.493.4590. APRIL 21- MAY 2 | TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL 212.941.2400. 23-25 | AVENUE ON PARK—JEWELRY & OBJET Art and Jewelry. 583 Park Avenue. 212.268.8600. 29 | NEW YORK CITY BALLET Spring Gala. 212.870.5585. 3 | THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART Costume Institute Benefit: American Women. Iris and B. Cantor Exhibition Hall. 19 | WILDLIFE CONSERVATION SOCIETY Explorer’s Party. Annual Family Benefit Central Park Zoo. 6:00 p.m. Tickets $85-$150. 718.741.1639. 10 | WILDLIFE CONSERVANCY SOCIETY Flights of Fancy Gala. Central Park Zoo. 6:30 p.m. Tickets $1,000. Contact Ruth Iacullo 973.233.1150. SEPT. 30-OCT. 3 | AVENUE SHOWS Antiques & Art at the Armory Park Avenue Armory. 212.268.8600 16-19 | THE MODERN SHOW 7 West 34th Street. 973.808.5015. 14-15 | THE PIER ANTIQUES SHOW Pier 94. 973.808.5015.